The oldest motorcycle company in continuous production, Royal Enfield made its first motorcycle in 1901. A division of Eicher Motors Limited, Royal Enfield has created the mid-size motorcycle segment in India with its unique and distinctive modern classic bikes. With its enhanced manufacturing base in Chennai, India, Royal Enfield is able to grow its production rapidly against a surge in demand for its motorcycles. With 50% growth every year for the last 3 years, Royal Enfield is fast becoming a very important player in the global mid-size motorcycle market and is working towards re-inventing this space with motorcycles that are evocative and engaging and great fun to ride. Royal Enfield’s product line‐up includes the Bullet, Classic and Thunderbird models in both 350 and 500cc displacements; and the recently introduced Continental GT 535cc café racer. Royal Enfield operates through 12 company-operated stores and 380 dealers in all major cities and towns in India, and exports to over 50 countries across the world including the USA, Japan, UK, several European and Latin American countries, as well as the Middle East and South Asia. Royal Enfield also organizes and supports many motorcycling events and rides , more prominently the Rider Mania – an annual gathering of Royal Enfield riders from all over India to the lovely beaches of Goa, and the Himalayan Odyssey, the most arduous motorcycle ride over some of the toughest roads and highest mountain passes in the Himalayas. Royal Enfield also conducts the popular ‘One Ride’ where people around the world ride out on their motorcycles on the first Sunday of April.
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VE Commercial Vehicles Limited (VECV) is a joint venture between the Volvo Group and Eicher Motors Limited. In operation since July 2008, the company includes the complete range of Eicher branded trucks and buses, VE Powertrain, Eicher’s components and engineering design services businesses, the sales and distribution business of Volvo Trucks as well as aftermarket support to Volvo Buses in India. VECV’s vision is to be recognized as the industry leader driving modernization in commercial transportation in India and the developing world.
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In 2012, Eicher Motors Limited signed a strategic joint venture agreement with US based Polaris Industries Inc., to design, develop, manufacture and sell a full new range of personal vehicles suitable for India and other emerging markets. The JV will allow Eicher Motors Ltd. to enter into a new vehicle segment. In 2013, the JV company- Eicher Polaris Pvt. Ltd (EPPL), set up it’s manufacturing facility in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The project is now in its advanced stages of development and production of the four- wheeled personal vehicle is scheduled to begin in the second half of 2015.
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Eicher Motors Limited (EML) is the flagship company of the Eicher Group, which was a catalyst in the green revolution in India with the production of India’s first agricultural tractor in 1959. EML is now a leading player in the Indian automotive space. It owns the iconic Royal Enfield motorcycle business, which leads the premium motorcycle segment in India. The oldest motorcycle company in continuous production world-wide, Royal Enfield has witnessed a huge surge in demand in the recent past, and is charting its course to be the leading player in the mid-size motorcycle segment globally. EML’s joint venture with the Volvo group, VE Commercial Vehicles Limited, designs, manufactures and markets reliable, fuel-efficient trucks and buses; and is leading the path in driving modernization in commercial transportation in India and other developing markets. EML’s 50:50 strategic joint venture with US based Polaris Industries Inc., Eicher Polaris Private Ltd. is in start-up phase, and is currently designing and developing, and will soon manufacture and sell a full new range of personal vehicles. In 2014, Eicher Motors recorded its highest ever total income of INR 8738 crores (USD 1.4 billion) and is listed on the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges.